Will he, won’t he? Either way, gold says more QE is coming in due course regardless…
So here is a turn-up for the gold price.
Today saw gold priced in Dollars – and everything else – rising after disappointment over new quantitative easing from the US Federal Reserve.
Maybe Ben Bernanke’s much-awaited speech at the annual Jackson Hole shindig for central bankers wasn’t so disappointing after all. Certainly the Wall Street Journal seems to think that, and its own inhouse “Fed wire” journalist Jon Hilsenrath to boot! But if today’s speech was a promise, it fell a long way short of matching 2010′s big event. Back then, Bernanke made the imminent launch of QE2 plain. Whereas the financial media’s first-rush response today was headlined “Bernanke: No more easing, for now”. Read more
Things parents shouldn’t Forget to provide for their students
Summer is almost over which means “Back to school, kids!” and “Time to spend, parents!” We can all agree that the back to school time is hated by most people in Dubai. Children have to write homeworks, teachers have to teach and parents have to spend some time and lots of money to prepare their kids for school.
August 31, 2012 · 1 Comment
Jumeirah Janes: Dubai’s Unique Species
The summer holiday is over and most of the Dubai expats are back in the city, including the Jumeirah Janes. Not long ago, the Janes were the most recognizable symbol of wealthy expats in Dubai. Now, however, they are labeled as species. Some say endangered, others say unique, but most agree that the ladies in question are strongly hated species. Read more
On Thursday Amazon announced that its tablet Kindle Fire is sold out. That fact made many people hope that the company will release at least one next-generation model of the device next week.
After the announcement Amazon’s shares reach a record price of $250 which later pared to $247.37. Prices of Kindle Fire devices also rose by 10% to 20% at other than Amazon re-sellers. Read more
Aspiring and established Emirati artists have 17 days left to apply for the annual Artists-in-Residence programme, organised by the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated Authority for culture, arts, and heritage, in partnership with the Delfina Foundation, Art Dubai, and Tashkeel.
Connected devices have become a way of life for many, but shoppers are digitally engaged to varying degrees depending on the products they buy. While e-commerce activity for some consumer packaged goods (CPG) products — especially perishable categories where freshness counts — may not be as transformative as other non-CPG industries — such as books, music and travel — online grocery purchasing power is growing. New findings from a Nielsen online survey of respondents from 56 countries around the world provide insight into the influence digital devices have on grocery-shopping behavior. Read more
Different, fresh, funky, stylish… eco-friendly?
Every lady likes a little piece of jewelry on her finger. A pretty ring can complete the look of any outfit, or it can give out something about a woman’s personality or status (whether she is engaged or married). A ring can even be one’s lucky charm. The bottom line is that women enjoy to have jewelry on their fingers.
In this article we are going to discuss the women’s rings trends in fashion for the rest of 2012. So, whether you want a fashionable and more stylish ring, or you simply need some fresh ideas, than read on, ladies! Read more
August 31, 2012 · 1 Comment
Minimally invasive cosmetic treatments most popular in America
Botox tops the list of plastic surgery procedures
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) recently released a report listing the most popular plastic surgery procedures of 2011. It showed that the total number of procedures performed nationwide has increased nearly twice since 2000. Botox and other injectables, which are minimally invasive cosmetic treatments, were among the most popular procedures. Almost 90% of all plastic surgeries performed in the United States over the past year fell into this category.
Minimally invasive procedures can really be a cost-effective way for you to look younger. Anyway, you shouldn’t forget to seek consultation and treatment from an experienced and certified plastic surgeon and trusted dermatologist. A number of deaths due to cosmetic surgery were reported in Dubai during the past few years. Although there is an increasing number of private clinics that offer cosmetic surgeries, it is difficult to give a recommendation. Read more
If you have recently bought a new home in Dubai, or you just want to freshen things up after the summer holiday, a new paint coat is the quickest way to do that. However, choosing the right colour schemes can be a real nightmare, although a number of Dubai-based paint retailers offer in-store computer visualisation.
The process of deciding which wall colours to use is not the hardest one, however. The real pain comes when you paint your rooms and you realize you don’t like it. And trust me, that happens very often.
To avoid spending too much time in choosing wall colours or repainting, follow these few basic tips. Read more